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Category: Phone Scam

February 7, 2016
Phone Scam Breakdown: The Healthcare Scam
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why in this series, we’re breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. The Scam It’s a chilly January day. You’ve been busy hitting the ground running on your New Years resolutions, getting…
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November 25, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: The IRS Scam
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why in this series, we’re breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. The Scam Ah, tax day. The chore of rounding up your W-2’s and taking them to your accountant to look…
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November 17, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: Employee Impersonation Scam
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why in this series, we’re breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. The Scam You’re a call center representative for major telecommunications carrier. Days are pretty easy, you help customers troubleshoot problems…
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November 10, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: The Kidnapping Scam
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why in this series, we’re breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. The Scam Imagine its a Saturday afternoon. You’re catching up on some Netflix shows, and then you get a call…
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July 30, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: The Grandparent Scam
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why we’re starting a new series on the blog, breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. The Scam Your grandmother is the sweetest, kindest, best grandmother you know. She’s always there to…
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July 27, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: Account Takeover Fraud
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. In this series of blog posts, we’re breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. **For more information on how phone fraud affects banks, register for our upcoming webinar, “Bank Fraud Goes Low Tech”…
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July 24, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: The Friday Afternoon Scam
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why we’re starting a new series on the blog, breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers.  The Scam Imagine that you’re a senior executive at a law firm or hedge fund. It’s…
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July 21, 2015
Phone Scam Breakdown: Retail Purchase Order Scams
The first step in protecting against phone scams is understanding how they work. That’s why we’re starting a new series on the blog, breaking down some of the newest and most popular phone scams circulating among businesses and consumers. **For more information on how phone fraud affects retailers, register for our upcoming webinar, “The State…
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June 5, 2015
US Senate Discusses How Phoneprinting Can Protect Americans from Another IRS Breach
Last week, the IRS announced that, from February through mid-May this year, criminals accessed the past tax returns of 100,000 Americans using the IRS website. Yesterday, the US Senate Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs held a hearing to learn more about what went wrong at the IRS, and what steps could be taken…
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March 4, 2015
Did the IRS Leave You a Voicemail?
As tax season begins, the IRS Phone Scam observed in years past, is surging. Aggressive phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents remain a serious and ongoing threat to taxpayers, as scam artists threaten police arrest, deportation, and license revocation. It remains at the top of the IRS’s official “Dirty Dozen” tax scam warnings for…
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